20 Total Quotes

Guy Maupassant Quotes

Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck.
Guy Maupassant
#French Writer #Duty

Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
Guy Maupassant
#French Writer #Patriotic

Military men are the scourges of the world
Guy Maupassant
#Men

A legal kiss is never as good as a stolen one
Guy Maupassant
#Kisses And Kissing

Love means the body, the soul, the life, the entire being. We feel love as we feel the warmth of our blood, we breathe love as we breathe air, we hold it in ourselves as we hold our thoughts. Nothing more exists for us.
Guy Maupassant
#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love #Body

The bed comprehends our whole life, for we were born in it, we live in it, and we shall die in it
Guy Maupassant
#Life

Conversation. What is it? A Mystery! It's the art of never seeming bored, of touching everything with interest, of pleasing with trifles, of being fascinating with nothing at all. How do we define this lively darting about with words, of hitting them back and forth, this sort of brief smile of ideas which should be conversation?
Guy Maupassant
#Conversation #Art

The essence of life is the smile of round female bottoms, under the shadow of cosmic boredom.
Guy Maupassant
#French Writer

The simplest of women are wonderful liars who can extricate themselves from the most difficult dilemmas with a skill bordering on genius.
Guy Maupassant
#French Writer #Skill

It is the lives we encounter that make life worth living.
Guy Maupassant
#Life #French Writer

It is better to be unhappy in love than unhappy in marriage, but some people manage to be both.
Guy Maupassant
#Love #French Writer